Updated: Friday, 08 Feb 2013, 7:05 PM EST
Published : Friday, 08 Feb 2013, 12:18 PM EST
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Lucius Crump spent nearly an hour trying to move his car just a few feet. He pulled out all the tricks he knew, and still it took all that time -- and some friends.
"We always used to weight our back ends of the car with the rear wheel drive and rock them back and forth to get them out and decrease the air in our tires from the maximum amount to the least maximum amount (so) that we have better traction," he told 24 Hour News 8. "I'm gonna see now if my old rock method is gonna help me."
Not so much.
Eventually he enlisted the help of his neighbors, and with time, shovels and extra hands, the hard work finally paid off and Crump's car started moving.
It's a common scene throughout West Michigan, and it isn't hard to see why people are having a tough time getting anywhere.
The plows are out but haven't hit all the streets.
"We are shoveling out after the Snomageddon last night," Peter Mooney said.
The key is to allow yourself some extra time to get where you need to go.
As for Lucius Crump, he's taking a different path.
"I'm gonna sell my car."
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